Des Arbres

 

8 – 12 MAY, 2018
Studio 16 | 8 pm

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They are walking through an IKEA store when he brings up the idea of having a child. Caught off guard, she is distraught. They leave the store, their hands empty but their heads filled with questions. Is it such a good idea to bring a child into the world in this age of uncertainties? Is what might be a good choice for them a good choice for the environment? What are they most likely to destroy first, the planet or their relationship?

At once funny and eye-opening, the play paints the portrait of a generation that wonders about the future. Superbly adapted from the British play Lungs, winner of the “best new play” award at the Off West End Awards, Des Arbres presents a simple drama, powerful and relevant.

Produced by La Manufacture
Written by Duncan MacMillan
Translated by Benjamin Pradet
Directed by Benoît Vermeulen
With Maxime Denommée, Eveline Gélinas
Production team Guido Del Fabbro, Ariane Lamarre, Jean-Denis Leduc, André Rioux